|The Manhattan Project : making the atomic bomb - Gosling, Francis G. (Francis George), 1947-|
A history of the origins and development of the American atomic bomb program during WWII. Begins with the scientific developments of the prewar years. Details the role of the U.S. government in conducting a secret, nationwide enterprise that took science from the laboratory and into combat with an entirely new type of weapon. Concludes with a discussion of the immediate postwar period, the debate over the Atomic Energy Act of 1946, and the founding of the Atomic Energy Commission...
Keywords: bub_upload; Manhattan Project (U.S.); United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Manhattan District; Atomic bomb
|Manhattan, the Army and the atomic bomb - Jones, Vincent C., 1915-|
Keywords: Manhattan Project (U.S.); United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Manhattan District; Atomic bomb
|Project Tower - Trinity A-Bomb Camera - United States. Air Force|
Very short Air Force film about the technical problems in capturing film of the first atomic bomb blasts. Interesting.National Archives Description: "Summary: Preparation for U.S. atomic bomb test in New Mexico, probably 1945. Shows explosion of magnesium bomb for camera equipment test, and two scenes of atomic explosion. 1) LS Explosion of atomic bomb in New Mexico. 2) LS Naval officer walking down steps of the camera tower...
Keywords: WWII In Color; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; WWII; Nuclear Test; World War II; Nuclear Weapons; Atomic Bomb; A-bomb; Atomic bomb -- New Mexico -- Los Alamos -- History; Manhattan Project (U.S.)
|Physical planning and management : Los Alamos, University of Utah, University of California, and AID, 1942-1976 : oral history transcript / 1992 - Morgan, Elmo R. (Elmo Rich), 1913- ive|
Keywords: Manhattan Project (U.S.); Los Alamos National Laboratory; University of Utah; University of California (System); United States. Agency for International Development; Engineers -- West (U.S.) Interviews; Universities and colleges -- California Faculty
|CMH Pub 11-10 Manhattan: The Army And The Atomic Bomb - Jones, Vincent C., 1915-|
CMH Pub 11-10 Manhattan: The Army And The Atomic Bomb by Vincent C. Jones. First published, 1985.GPO Number: 008-029-00132-2"The role of the War Department, Manhattan District, and other Army agencies and individuals from 1939 through World War II in developing and employing the atomic bomb."Digitized by the U.S. Army Center of Military History: http://www.history.army.mil
Keywords: The U.S. Army in World War II: Special Studies; Atomic Bomb; United States. -- Army -- Corps of Engineers -- Manhattan District -- History; Manhattan Project (U.S.); Nuclear Weapons; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering and construction; United States. -- Army -- Corps of Engineers; US Army; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; WWII
|U.S. Navy Combat Bulletin No. 7: Victory, 1945 - United States. Navy|
U.S. Navy Combat Bulletin No. 7: Victory, 1945. U.S. Navy Film # MN-9034G."Part 1 shows three views of a nighttime atomic bomb test explosion in New Mexico. Part 2 shows scenes of Russian soldiers parading and standing at attention as Russia's activities since declaring war on Japan are described. Part 3, Truman announces Japan's acceptance of peace terms. Shows crowds celebrating the peace in Washington, Chicago, San Francisco, and New York...
Keywords: WWII; V-J Day, 1945; Newsreel; USS Missouri (BB-63); USS Missouri; World War, 1939-1945; Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew, 1883-1953; World War, 1939-1945 -- Peace; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966; Sutherland, Richard K., 1893-1966; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; Atomic bomb -- New Mexico -- Los Alamos -- History; Manhattan Project (U.S.); World War II; Nuclear Weapons; Halsey, William Frederick, 1882-1959; Atomic Bomb; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; Nuclear Test; King, Ernest Joseph, 1878-1956; A-bomb; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American